Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine Issue 02 | June 2016 - Page 42

A Summertime Favorite

Smoothie

A handful of arugula

One small cucumber

1 cup frozen mango

1 small ripe banana

2 teaspoons of flax seeds

Water and ice.

Blend until smooth!

guide women. In addition to her certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, she received an educational certification from the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). Her lifelong learning experience is the basis of her coaching practice.

Rachel resides in New York City with her husband, Izzy Kieffer – a musician, and her son, Gavriel.

“It's okay that this is where you start.” Rachel has spoken these words to me in several of conversations. It's a powerful, yet subtle reminder we are in the perfect spot to begin.

Women are taught to take care of everybody else, but who's taking care of the woman? Different cultures have different standards. Rachel stated, “Where do we place our self on our priority list? We need to prioritize ourselves.”

A holistic health coach is a guide with the intent to empower their clients with support, and assist in making sustainable changes that improve not only the health of the individual, the state of being as well. It is all connected: mind, body, spirit, and food. Rachel primarily works with women who struggle with their relationship with food and their bodies, and with themselves.

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In her words…

Listen to Rachel's story from her youth and how she immersed herself into the world of helping people through nutrition and educating customers in her parent's store.

Learn helpful information about her 7-day cleanse, how flexible it is to follow.

Which common threads she sees in women all around the world.

Rachel shares why she enjoys going to the farmer's markets and open markets.

She offers her recommendations for making a green smoothie.

Explore the self-care act she would do for herself if fear and money didn't exist in her life.

And listen to the two messages she has for women.